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Here are the Best Ways to Enjoy the Fall Colors Downtown

Category: Downtown Blog

You won't be-leaf how beautiful Flagstaff is right now, Fall is an amazing time of the year to visit Arizona's favorite mountain town. With the weather cooling and leaves turning these are some great ways to make sure you are enjoying those fall colors. If you're heading up to Flagstaff for a fall getaway and want to make sure to be surrounded by the warm yellow and orange tones of the Aspen trees check out Discover Flagstaff’s Leafometer. Plan your visit according to the leaf-strewn streets for the ultimate fall ambiance! 

Heritage Square is a beacon of downtown Flagstaff, a place for families and people of all ages to gather. This hub for community events such as local music, movies, art shows and more is a great place to immerse oneself in Flagstaff culture. Conveniently surrounded by local shops and bites, this is a relaxing stop in between your shopping. Grab some goodies from one of the many local restaurants in the area and enjoy an impromptu picnic with the changing colors around and above you.

If you're visiting Flagstaff to hike in the Autumn temperatures be sure to be prepared and gear up at a local sporting store! You may be acclimating to the cooler temperatures and want to pick up a new jacket or a pair of gloves to enjoy your time outside comfortably. Maybe your arduous adventure in the pines wore down your boots or you're inspired by the mountain town fashion, either way shop local this fall!

Patios, patios, patios… so many to choose from in Downtown Flagstaff that picking one is half the journey! Take a stroll down the streets of Flagstaff and notice the array of gold, reds and greens of the leaves falling down to meet you. Whether you are looking for a beer from a local brewery or a seasonal pumpkin latte from a nearby coffee shop, you are sure to find a scenic fall view to snap a pic of while you sip. Hop from location to location to see the differing colors of downtown Flagstaff.

The Flagstaff farmers market is a recurring event every Sunday from 8 a.m. to noon. The last market of the year is October 29th and you don't want to miss these amazing local vendors selling their goods underneath the changing colors! Pick up some fresh baked goods, handcrafted art, produce, flowers and more before it's too late!

Flagstaff is a thriving community surrounded by beautiful peaks and forests to explore. Whether you are heading up to Flagstaff for the weekend or are a certified local, be sure to enjoy the cooling temperatures and golden crowns of the aspens while you can. These activities can be a full-day ordeal or a way to wind down after a hike around the aspen Groves on Mount Humphreys.